'''They Might Be Giants''' (often abbreviated as '''TMBG''') is an American alternative rock
band formed in 1982 by John Flansburgh
and John Linnell
. During TMBG's early years Flansburgh and Linnell frequently performed as a duo, often accompanied by a drum machine
. In the early 1990s, TMBG expanded to include a backing band.
[Santo, Jim. "Beat the Machine". ''The Music Paper''. November 1994.]
The duo's current backing band consists of Marty Beller
, Dan Miller (guitarist)|Dan Miller
, and Danny Weinkauf
. The group is best known for an unconventional and experimental style of alternative music. Over their career, they have found success on the Modern Rock Tracks|modern rock
charts. More recently they have also found success in children's music
, and in theme music
for several television programs and films.
TMBG have released 19 studio albums....